Animalia > Chordata > Reptilia > Testudines > Geoemydidae > Cuora > Cuora aurocapitata

Cuora aurocapitata (Yellow-headed Box Turtle)

Synonyms: Cuora pani

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-headed box turtle (Cuora aurocapitata) or golden-headed box turtle is a proposed species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae (formerly Bataguridae). It is sometimes considered a subspecies Cuora pani aurocapitata of Pan's box turtle. This turtle is endemic to the central Chinese Anhui Province (Blanck & Tang, 2005, Blanck & Kremser 2007).
View Wikipedia Record: Cuora aurocapitata

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Cuora aurocapitata


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Changjiang Plain evergreen forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Anhui Chinese Alligator Nature Reserve China

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society


China (Anhui Province) Terra typica: Nanling County, Anhui (China);



Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011